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I need to go KVM shopping

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I've got 3 desktops and independent controls for all of them is getting to be a pain in the butt. I've got a RAT 7 and G15 for my main equipment, which is a decent power draw. Picked up a cheapo trendnet one, and it fizzles out when it tries running the G15 for some reason (lights and screen flash on and off, keys don't respond properly). If this is going to be expensive (over like $70 or so) then I'm less inclined, but if anyone knows what I'm looking at for starters it would be greatly appreciated!

Edit: DVI/HDMI and USB is preferred
Edited by darthjoe229 - 8/15/11 at 8:08am
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I've been replacing the existing switches at work with these from IOGear, and have had good luck. We have 49 locations that have been using Belkin KVM's, but they've been failing pretty regularly, so over the last 2 years, I've had to replace about half of them.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817107417

However, if you're looking for a 4-port, they have this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...EAR-_-17399001

I have no experience with this model, but I can say that IOGear seems to build a good product.

Just my 2c worth...hope it helps,

Rich
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